Nov 19, 2013 12:52 PM According to a new report, climate change in India has resulted in warmer temperatures, higher frequency of heavy rainfalls, flooding and droughts.
Nov 04, 2013 06:35 PM The CSO letter to the United Nations Secretary General states that accountability must be one of the cornerstones for the design and implementation for the transformative and effective post-2015 framework.
Oct 11, 2013 01:34 PM The study attempts to assess the situations of older persons and to identify factors governing their life in old age.
Sep 27, 2013 03:31 PM A major regional survey on climate change finds that Indians are least willing and able to take action.
Sep 10, 2013 11:00 AM According to the study, school fees subsidies improve enrolment and progress in school, while merit-based scholarships increase learning.
Sep 02, 2013 05:29 PM Pakistan has the world’s second highest recorded rate in the world (32 percent) for babies born with low birth weight (LBW), says UNICEF report.
Aug 06, 2013 12:20 PM The latest wave of displacement has seen over 130,000 people leave their homes in Pakistan’s northwestern Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
Jul 01, 2013 06:25 PM This document highlights a detailed Civil Society Position / Response to the UN High Level Panel Report on the Post-2015 Development Agenda (that will guide the agenda for development once MDGs in their present form will expire in 2015).
Jun 21, 2013 05:55 PM An estimated 10.5 million children worldwide – most of them under age – are working as domestic workers in people’s homes, in hazardous and sometimes slavery-like conditions, says the ILO.
Jun 02, 2013 11:00 AM The NGO SEWA Bharat and UNICEF held a two day long conference in New Delhi to discuss the two cash transfer of pilots projects.
May 30, 2013 03:54 PM Laxmi Prakash Semwal, Chairman of Shri Jagdamba Samiti (SJS) & Edwin Willemsen, Director, Fresh Food Technology (FFT), on the idea of promoting partnership to improve the situations by partnering towards structure solutions for quality production, collection, handling, grading, storage, distribution and marketing of apples by farmer owned joint venture companies (JVCs).
Apr 18, 2013 06:34 PM By implementing energy-efficiency and sustainability features, Mumbai’s Godrej Bhavan has achieved significant financial and environmental quality benefits.
Apr 17, 2013 09:00 AM
In Karnataka, the Department of Transport has implemented a technological solution to curb corruption in issuance of driving licences
[Department of Transport] [South Asia] [Karnataka] [Technology] [India]
Apr 16, 2013 11:00 PM
School report cards presents annual quantitative and qualitative information on all primary schools by tracking students’ overall performance, educational progress and infrastructure.
[South Asia] [Education] [India] [Technology]
Apr 16, 2013 09:00 PM
The Fire Alert Messaging System is a disaster management tool built by the Forest Department of Madhya Pradesh to identify fire sensitive zones in the forested areas. It is an ICT-led strategy to preserve natural resources and protect livelihoods.
[Madhya Pradesh] [South Asia] [India] [Disaster Management]
Apr 16, 2013 06:00 PM
This initiative is a joint collaborative effort of Agra Nagar Nigam and NGO CURE that focuses on slum development, sanitation, and service provision to urban poor.
[South Asia] [Agra] [Urban poor] [India] [Sanitation]
Apr 16, 2013 03:43 PM
Initiated by the Government of Gujarat, the Biometric Bar-coded PDS Coupon system is an innovative model of service delivery that leverages ICT to improve the accountability and transparency of the Targeted Public Distribution System in the state.
[Technology] [India] [Gujarat] [Public Distribution System] [Governance]
Apr 16, 2013 03:17 PM
This practice termed as Community Led Total Sanitation Campaign (CLTS) addresses the problem of sanitation in rural areas of Bhiwani district in Haryana.
[Rural development] [Haryana] [Sanitation] [India] [South Asia]
Apr 15, 2013 08:00 PM
Tamil Nadu’s Department of Agriculture has successfully created an internet-based information network for 80 lakh farmers in the state.
[Tamil Nadu] [Agriculture] [South Asia] [Technology] [India]